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Retail businesses are some of the most difficult sectors to compete in. Learn how others get their products off the shelf.

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5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Stand out from your competitors, increase foot traffic (safely, of course), and see sales sky-rocket by following these tips.

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insights and advice

Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started

Thanks to social media, connecting with, and converting, your audience is easier than ever. We’ll walk you through the golden rules of social media marketing so that every single post works hard for your brand.

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insights and advice

8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Conquering the e-commerce space relies on multiple factors. We discuss the 8 ingredients that’ll set you up for online success.

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8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

Some people are still reluctant to shop online. We discuss the top reasons why, and offer some helpful tips on how small businesses can reassure their online customers.

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insights and advice

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

E-commerce metrics enable online businesses to decide, adapt, and grow faster. Here are the 7 most powerful e-commerce metrics, what they mean, and why they really matter.

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Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.
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Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

We recently launched our new Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town. Find out why we did it and how it will help local businesses.

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insights and advice

How to open a retail shop

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
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Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
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Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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Finding a business mentor

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

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Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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7 lessons from doing business during Covid-19 to take into 2021

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

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Beat the sales slump: working on your marketing

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Do you really need business capital?

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

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Meet the Yoco Data Team

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Part 3: Unleashing your creativity to market your small business.

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

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New Year, New You, New Business Plan?